antianxiety drug definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several medicines, including the benzodiazepines, that are used to treat anxiety without causing excessive sedation. Also known as anxiolytic medication, small tranquilizer.
    • a tranquilizer always ease anxiety and reduce stress and irritability
    • some of a small grouping of drugs, including the benzodiazepines, that are regularly treat anxiety without causing excessive sedation. Also called anxiolytic medication, minor tranquilizer.
    • a tranquilizer always relieve anxiety and reduce stress and frustration
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